Let’s talk wine…It’s Friday!


So, it’s Friday and time to get geared up for the weekend. Do you have any special plans or will you be like me, just being lazy and writing? I have to make up some word counts that I’ve missed this week, but I plan to get in some wine tasting this weekend.

When I write, I love to have wine handy. Who am I kidding, I love to have wine even when I’m not writing. Why can’t we have wine infused coffee? Maybe I don’t need the wine that early.

What’s your favorite? For me, Moscato. I love pink Moscato. It’s my go-to for everything. I do enjoy a sweet red and even a white zinfandel. One of my favorites, especially during the summer is muscadine wine. Being southern, that’s big here.

I have a new story in mind to start when I finish a couple of stories that are already scheduled. It’s a winery with a twist. I’ve been researching wine and it’s very interesting. It’s amazing what you learn as a writer when you do research for a story.

Have a great Friday and grab your wine for the evening to relax and get your weekend started…


Throwback Thursday…It’s almost the weekend…

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I’m throwing it back three years! This book made me laugh. I had the most fun writing this one. Several fans have said they’d like to see a sequel. They want to know more about the characters lives after the book. Maybe I’ll work on that soon.

Here’s an excerpt to help you fall in love with their story too:

     Turning she smiled, laying her head on her knees. “Drake I turned 30 this week.”

     “Yes, my dear I know that I was at your kickass party. Remember I was the one that gave you black balloons.” He grinned when she groaned.

      “No, I know you were there, everybody knows you were there.” She rolled her eyes thinking about the outrageous jokes he told and how much she enjoyed being with him. Drake had always known just how to make her laugh. “I’m getting past my prime. My grandmother would’ve called me an old maid.”

     “Girl you’re not over the hill yet and not even near past your prime.” He pulled her into his side for one of his warm, tight hugs. She enjoyed being held in his arms, it always made everything alright. “When it’s time, you’ll meet Mr. Right and live happily ever after like Alice in Georgia.” He said with a grin.

     Giggling she poked him in the side causing him to grunt. “You’re not right in the head, do you know that?” Then she leaned into him and smiled. “I guess that’s one of the many reasons I love you so much.”

     He grinned into her hair and inhaled. She always smelled heavenly. He could sit like this forever and hold her. “We were made to be best friends. Even back when we were in grade school I told you we’d be together forever.”

See, I told you! Now go over and read their story, then let me know if you would like to hear more about Desi and Drake.






Happy Halloween & cover reveal day…

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Good Halloween morning! I’ve been really busy writing and living life. I had to step back from social media for a while to get caught up on several projects that I’ve had on the back burner for way too long.

Happy Halloween! I do hope all of you have some ghoulish plans for the evening. Bundle up as it looks to be a cool one here in Georgia, but that’s awesome. Don’t forget to watch something deliciously scary while eating your candy. It’s Halloween, you need a good scare! Stay safe!

As you can see, I have a new book coming. Whispers in the Dark is a step away from my usual romance. It goes into a paranormal realm I haven’t been to yet, but I think you’ll enjoy it. I can’t wait to share the book with all of you, but until then, I’ll share a small tidbit from this romance to come.

     Tina ran through the woods, trying to escape what she’d seen. It had been a game, but she wasn’t laughing. She stopped to take a breath, turning to make sure she wasn’t followed. Why had she thought it was a good idea to mess with the unnatural?
     A noise just behind her made Tina whirl around, looking up into the eyes of the man that filled her dreams. This couldn’t be happening. He was a dream, not real. And in those dreams, he was a ghost or something not of this world.
     All she could hear was a piercing scream, then she realized the scream was coming from her own mouth. Turning, she ran toward the house. Every so often she turned, but he wasn’t following her. In a way that scared her even worse.
     As she broke through the edge of the woods, her relief was short lived. She’d forgot to leave the back porch light on. Scrambling with the keys, she desperately tried to get the key in the lock, missing several times before she hit the mark. She slipped through the door, shutting it behind her. Turning, she backed away from the door, breathing hard from the running she’d done.

As I said, it’s a short excerpt, but you get the idea. This one will have you sitting up, needing to read to the end. So, keep an eye out for this newest release that’s coming in November.


Tuscany is coming…Official Release

Look at my friend’s newest release which is coming soon! Loving it…

Stephanie Hurt - Romance Author


This is one happy author this morning! Tuscany which was contracted with Solstice publishing will officially release September 30th! To say I’m excited doesn’t even touch the pounding of my heart this morning.

Tuscany has been such a special book for me. It carried me to the top 55 of Harlequins So You Think You Can Write contest and now it’s about to be published by Solstice! Something happened to me as I wrote this book, I grew as a writer. I stepped out of my box and pushed the international envelope, carrying the writer to Tuscany, Italy in this sweet romance. I can’t wait for everyone to fall in love with Lana and Romeo!

I’ll be posting more as the links are available, but save the date, September 30th! To say I’ll be blowing social media up that day is an understatement.

So, here’s to good writing and May…

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Justin’s coming…


Justin is coming August 28th, but are you ready? The Lane brothers are sexy, country boys. They will make your mouth water and have you wanting more. So, let’s meet the youngest Lane brother, Justin.

Justin is the youngest of the Lane brothers. He has a college degree in business and a life degree in foul language, the way around a woman’s body, and bourbon. His appetite for sex is well known around town. But when the right lady walks by, he puts that aside to make her his, but it comes with a price, a heavy price.

Justin Front Cover

Preorder today, that way you wake up August 28th with Justin!


Justin – Your next book boyfriend!

Justin Front Cover

Justin is on preorder now! He will be released on August 28th, but starting around midnight it will only cost .99 to preorder this gorgeous piece of man. You’ll fall in love with this lusty country boy. Then be on the lookout for Cooper and Stetson. The Lane Brothers are nice to look at, but with their filthy mouths and healthy sexual appetite, you’ll be wanting more and more!!!

Check out the blurb:

Justin, the oldest of the Lane brothers (and the wildest), was finally home. Coming back was easy, now all he had to do was get back into his old life. Then he set eyes on Kristy Barnes, his best friend’s younger sister. She’d grown up since he’d been away and Justin was having a hard time focusing on right and wrong. The right thing would be to leave her alone, but Justin just wanted to do the wrong thing.

Warning: This story contains mature themes and some language not appropriate for children. Intended for 18+ readers only.

So, are you ready to meet the Lane Brothers? Preorder today so that when you wake up on August 28th he’ll be there waiting for you!

Margaritas and writing…

I’m on the home stretch for White Roses. So, it’s margarita time! When I’m on a deadline, I need wine or margaritas, either will do. It helps my fingers fly over the keys and remarkably I type and make sense. Of course, getting up and walking afterwards, not recommended.

Let me introduce you to my bad boy billionaire, Wade Barfield. He’s a hard-nosed businessman with a head for getting things done. But this billionaire has a bad side, one that many women have tried to tame, but got left in the wake of his sexual needs and wants. Then one night at the symphony, he sees Valerie Hanover, a concert pianist and his world turns upside down.  As she runs her fingers over the keys, he’s lost. The music she plays does something to himWhite Roses front cover. He must have her.

He’s amused when he learns that she works for him. That’s when he puts a plan in place to get her in his bed. But once he has her, can he let her go like the hundreds of others before her?

White Roses is on preorder now… https://www.amazon.com/White-Roses-V-Steele-ebook/dp/B01FUZ8WYK